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UK banks will not be required to hold the highest quality capital against certain risks, including their own pension liability, once the new EU capital risk regime comes into force next year, the regulator has announced. 03 Dec 2013
Bankers could become subject to tough new conduct requirements after the House of Lords approved the introduction of a new licensing regime, backed by minimum thresholds of professional competence and continual professional development. 28 Nov 2013
Some of the terms used in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers' Directive (AIFMD) are subject to definitions provided by EU financial regulator the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
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The Bank of England is to make it easier for banks to access additional liquid funds at times of high demand, it has announced. 29 Oct 2013
Chinese banks wishing to operate in the UK could be able to take advantage of lighter regulation than their UK and European competitors under the terms of an agreement just announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, an expert has said. 15 Oct 2013
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